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Valentino Rossi made member of British Racing Driver's Club
Valentino Rossi has been made an honorary member of the exclusive British Racing Driver Club (BRDC), it has been announced. The seven-time world champion will be presented with his membership by BRDC President Derek Warwick ahead of the Silverstone MotoGP round next weekend, making Rossi the...
Norton bags more money for V4 superbike project
Norton Motorcycles has bagged another £2.65 million for its upcoming project that will see the firm develop an all-new V4 engine for its upcoming superbike. The money, funded by Santander, means Norton now have access to almost £10m for the project after it was announced last month that the...
Confederate P51 Combat Fighter unveiled
  Confederate Motorcycles has just unveiled the second generation model of its P51 Combat Fighter. Inspired by the ‘1960’s rebel, anti-hero, and the stripped, raw chopper,’ the new P51 features a new chassis built entirely out of aerospace billet aluminium. Powered by a 2163cc air and...
Motocross: The World's most demanding sport
Motocross is the world's most demanding sport, according to studies carried out over the years. Research comparing riders to top athletes from other demanding sports like football, basketball, American football and track athletics, has shown that motocross riders were at a higher level of...
VIDEO: Near miss - extreme close call
This is the moment a motorcyclist in the US almost gets taken out by a truck turning left. According to the video description, the riders had no idea there was a vehicle in front of the semi-trailer truck. The dangerous overtake left the lead rider with no choice but to ride off the road along...
Multistrada 1200 S D|air arrives at UK Ducati dealerships
The new 2015 Multistrada 1200 S D|air is now available to order from Ducati dealers throughout the UK. According to the Italian firm, the new Multistrada 1200 S D|air is a milestone in terms of technological innovation and riding enjoyment complementing the other ‘as-standard’ bike safety...
Guy Martin’s land speed record attempt postponed
In light of Guy Martin’s crash at the Ulster GP last week, the Triumph Land Speed Record team has confirmed its decision to postpone the planned attempt until 2016 so that the Lincolnshire racer can be fully fit for the record run. Triumph said in a statement: 'We’re obviously concerned with...
New Yamaha R1 ’S’ model for 2016?
Yamaha is planning to release a new Yamaha R1S in 2016 alongside the R1 and R1M, according to the pollution control board in California (CARB). A document released by CARB clearly shows the ’S’ model in next year's line-up with ‘basic model’ listed next to the letter code, suggesting a...
Try out the 2016 Kawasaki KX range
Kawasaki has announced it will be offering test rides on the new 2016 KX250F and KX450F next Monday at Fatcat Motoparc in Doncaster. The test rides are part of Kawasaki's Team Green Try Out day and give prospective customers the chance to ride two bikes in the new KX range.  All you have...
Recall: Honda CBR500R and CB500F
Honda has recalled its CBR500R and CB500F over a faulty fuel level sensor which could result in an engine stall. According to the firm, the fuel level sensor float arm holder could deform, allowing the arm to break off from the sensor body. As well as an inaccurate fuel meter, this could short...